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This In the Spotlight Q&A features Garam Kim, a former professional violinist pursuing a PhD in neurosciences at Stanford.

This In the Spotlight Q&A features Garam Kim, a former professional violinist pursuing a PhD in neurosciences at Stanford.

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Does rock climbing help students learn neuroscience? Writer Nathan Collins headed to the climbing gym to find out for himself.

Does rock climbing help students learn neuroscience? Writer Nathan Collins headed to the climbing gym to find out for himself.

New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

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Using neuroimaging and machine learning, researchers were able to predict whether antidepressants would help individual patients.

Using neuroimaging and machine learning, researchers were able to predict whether antidepressants would help individual patients.

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Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

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After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.

A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

A Stanford neurobiologist continues with his challenge of explaining neuroscience in a series of brief videos on Instagram — for an entire year.

Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.

Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.